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Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.

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Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz


Flat Rock Playhouse presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse and Studio 52 Family Series continues with the classic cartoon turned family musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Happiness is…this charming musical featuring the beloved Charles M. Schulz Peanuts gang. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder…and yes Snoopy too!  A delight for the whole family. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for WAM Production of THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall Mainstage production of The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin. The play premiered at the Stratford Festival in 2015 and enjoyed a completely sold-out and extended run. Performances of this Northeast Regional Premiere production are scheduled for October 13-November 5, 2017, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse and Studio 52 Family Series continues with the classic cartoon turned family musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Happiness is…this charming musical featuring the beloved Charles M. Schulz Peanuts gang. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder…and yes Snoopy too!  A delight for the whole family. (more...)

Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Segerstrom Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes Tony Award- and Emmy-winning performer Kristin Chenoweth for one-night-only on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Announces Cast of NEXUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Flemming and Out of the Box Theatrics is proud to announce the new reading series Building the Box. (more...)

Cast Complete for ON YOUR FEET! First National Tour, Starting the Salsa in Buffalo This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced complete casting for the First National Tour of the Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET!, starring Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as seven-time GRAMMY-winning international superstar Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing her 19-time Grammy-winning producer and husband Emilio Estefan. (more...)

New Family Musical ENDANGERED Extends Its Run At The Davenport
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The hit family musical ENDANGERED! will extend its run at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45 Street), now through October 8, 2017.   (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth Visits LIVE WITH KELLY & RYAN Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN today, September 25th. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Today, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! First National Tour Starts the Salsa in Buffalo Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced complete casting for the First National Tour of the Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET!, starring Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as seven-time GRAMMY-winning international superstar Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing her 19-time Grammy-winning producer and husband Emilio Estefan. (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth to Visit Next Week's LIVE WITH KELLY & RYAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

BWW has learned that Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN on Monday, September 25th. The Tony Award winner will discuss the new animated film MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE in which she lends her voice. (more...)

Photo Flash: Randie Levine-Miller's SHOWSTOPPER DIVAS/DIVOS Benefits The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Randie Levine-Miller hosted a megawatt 'Showstopper Divas/Divos' concert at The Triad Monday night. It starred Beth Fowler; Lee Roy Reams; Adam Grupper; Barbara Minkus; Richard Skipper; Susan Vardy, and Kathleen Waters, and it benefited The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Honor Jessica Lange at 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces its annual 2018 Gala will honor Tony, Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St, NYC). (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Headlines Portland Opera's BAROQUE BALL Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Portland Opera welcomes Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth to her Portland debut at the Baroque Ball gala tonight, September 16, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Broadway's Top Legal Eagle, Mark Sendroff
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2017

Billy Flynn might get all the attention, but Broadway's real, go-to man of the law is Mark Sendroff. (more...)

Melissa Peterman, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Teresa Ganzel and Sarah Gilman to Lead HEARTBREAK HELP at LA's Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Director Stan Zimmerman has found his quartet of actors for the first major revival of Justin Tanner's acclaimed comedy play, Heartbreak Help. (more...)

Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth to Perform at the Paramount This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony- and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Peel the Power! BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL Flies to London this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Bananaman, the Man-of-Peel, is a unique member of the superhero ranks. Our handsome hero may have a jaw line you can see from space and sport the snazziest of tight lycra outfits, but this superhero has 'the muscles of 20 men and the brain of 20 mussels.' Which isn't much. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Presents Reading of MOMMIE DEAREST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Off Broadway's Out of the Box Theatrics (Elizabeth Flemming, Producing Artistic Director and Ethan Paulini, Associate Artistic Director) present Mommie Dearest. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Rhythm is Gonna Get Ya! ON YOUR FEET! Comes to Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The Adrienne Arsht Center and Broadway in Miami are pleased to announce that tickets for the Miami engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The first national tour will celebrate its Grand Opening in the Estefans' home city of Miami, Florida at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from October 5-15, 2017. (more...)

EPIC Players Inclusion Company in Association with The Flea presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

EPIC Players Inclusion Company (EPIC) returns with the second play of their 2017-18 season, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner. The musical adaptation of Charles M. Shulz comic strip Peanuts, runs November 16 19 at The Flea's new theater in Tribeca. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli and More to Support Long Island High School for the Arts in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Come see Broadway stars MiG Ayesa (Rock of Ages; Burn the Floor); Steven HeaveN Cantor (In Transit); Buddy Casimano (Miss Saigon); Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Les Miserables; Jekyll and Hyde); Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin); Lana Gordon (Chicago; The Lion King; Jesus Christ Superstar); Taylor Iman Jones (Groundhog Day); Stanley Wayne Mathis (Nice Work If You Can Get It; The Book of Mormon; Wonderful Town; Kiss Me Kate; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Lion King; Jelly's Last Jam; Oh. Kay!) Jon Peterson (Cabaret); Wayne Pretlow (The Civil War); Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos); Evan Ruggiero (Bastard Jones); Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) and Sarah Jane Shanks (Cats; Bright Star;Promises, Promises; Shrek the Musical; The Apple Tree; Wonderful Town); as well as musical director/accompanist Eugene Gwozdz at Broadway Supports LIHSA. (more...)

Photo Flash: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN at Epic Players
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

EPIC Players Inclusion Company (EPIC) returns with the second play of their 2017-18 season, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner. The musical adaptation of Charles M. Shulz comic strip Peanuts, runs November 16 19 at The Flea's new theater in Tribeca. (more...)

Photo Flash: EPIC Returns with YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

EPIC Players Inclusion Company (EPIC) returns with the second play of their 2017-18 season, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner. The musical adaptation of Charles M. Shulz comic strip Peanuts, runs November 16 - 19 at The Flea's new theater in Tribeca. Check out a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

VIDEO: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens 2017-18 Season at The White Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2017

The 13th season of the White Theatre, produced by The Jewish Community Center's Arts + Culture Department, opens Saturday evening, Nov. 4 with Mel Brooks musical, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. This hilarious musical is based on the classic Mel Brooks film, embellished as only Brooks can. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Bring Intimate Evening of Song to Aurora's Paramount Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth to Perform at the Paramount This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony- and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Bellarine Theatre Company to Present YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Bellarine Theatre Company of Southern Ocean County will be presenting 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown' at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies. The classic musical features Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Sally, and Schroeder as they go through a typical day in the beloved Peanuts world created by Charles Shulz. (more...)

Seattle Musical Theatre Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder, and a beagle named Snoopy navigate the joys and pitfalls of childhood: chaotic baseball games, unrequited valentines, World War One flying beagles, and five cent psychiatry. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre continues 63rd Season with GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, continues its 2017/18 season with Guess Who's Coming to Dinner by Todd Kreidler (based on the screenplay by William Rose), directed by Marti Lyons with Associate Director Wardell Julius Clark. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner runs March 15 - April 15, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Anthony Rapp, Matt Doyle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Full Cast Announced For 105th Annual Mountain Play MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Mountain Play - Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of Mamma Mia! which will inject the San Francisco Bay Area with a dose of Abba elation this May. (more...)

Photo Flash: Australian Play FLOOD receives US Premiere Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

SHEA DELVES PRODUCTIONS presented a staged reading of the powerful Australian play, FLOOD  by Chris Isaacs, on February 9th, in New York City. (more...)

Peformances Continue This Weekend for ACT's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 14, 2018

Directed by Debbie Shannon and Jay Shannon, the musical stars Hunter Thaw as Charlie Brown; Elizabeth Krebs as Lucy; Charlotte Myhre as Sally; Haydin Oechsle as Linus; 2018 First Night Most Promising Actor Danielle Threet as Snoopy; Jared Taylor as Shroeder; 2018 First Night Most Promising Actor Maddi Keaton as Frieda/Woodstock; Halley Andrews as Peppermint Patti; and Rachel Baskin as Marcie. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2018
by - Feb 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Finds Its Peanuts!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Michaela Laws Productions has announced casting for their first musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The beloved musical comedy, which is set in the average day in the life of Charlie Brown, features music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, and is based on the Peanuts comic strip by Charles M Schulz. This production is directed by Natasha Laws of Buffalo Grove. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Announces New 'Building the Box' Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Flemming and Out of the Box Theatrics has announced the new reading series Building the Box. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse and Studio 52 Family Series continues with the classic cartoon turned family musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Happiness is…this charming musical featuring the beloved Charles M. Schulz Peanuts gang. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder…and yes Snoopy too!  A delight for the whole family. (more...)

Julia Murney, Ilana Levine and Nic Rouleau Sign on for BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

BroadwayCon's Special Guest lineup continues to grow! BroadwayCon has announced Ilana Levine (You're A Good Man Charlie Brown), Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), and Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon, Legally Blonde) have joined the Special Guest lineup for BroadwayCon 2018. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams and Beth Fowler to Headline Randie Levine-Miller's SHOWSTOPPER Concert at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Singing impresario Randie Levine-Miller hosts a special edition of her long-running Showstopper Divas/Divos series at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, on Monday, September 18, at 7pm. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Aspire PAC Receives 21 Nominations and 4 Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Aspire Performing Arts Company (PAC) is pleased to announce that it recently received a total of 21 nominations and four awards from National Youth Arts (NYA). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW - Aug 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Seattle (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Granted $30K for Educational and Family Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse has been awarded a grant of $30,000 by the Community Foundation of Henderson County. (more...)

New Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Coming to NYC This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

BWW Review: CoPlayers Theatre Hits One Out of the Park With YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 10, 2018

Filled to overflowing with youthful energy and plenty of showbiz razzle-dazzle, CoPlayers Theatre's production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown - directed and choreographed by the peripatetic Tosha Pendergrast, easily the busiest musical theater choreographer in Middle Tennessee - does what so many other renditions of the show have failed to do over the years: Thoroughly entertain me! And, in so doing, Pendergrast and her ensemble of impressive young actors have erased from my preferred Charlie Brown vocabulary such words as boring, vapid and stultifying, instead replacing them with electrifying, engaging and fun (which normally should be written in all caps and followed by a surfeit of exclamation marks)! (more...)

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